•In an interview with Citizen TV's Waihiga Mwaura, Gachagua said he had instructed his sons to track down Chelimo for a special dinner with his family.
•Chelimo is a lifestyle content creator who recently graduated from the Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA).
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has pledged to reward Ivy Chelimo, the lady who coined his stylish nickname 'Riggy G'.
In an interview with Citizen TV's Waihiga Mwaura, Gachagua said he had instructed his sons to track down Chelimo for a special dinner with his family.
Gachagua described the moniker as melodious to the ear, adding that it had made life easier for people who would experience difficulties pronouncing his mouthful name.
"The young lady who decided that Rigathi Gachagua is a little bit difficult and not melodious, we need to give him the name Riggy G,” Gachagua said.
“To encourage our young people, I took up the name in strides. I have told my sons to look for that girl to come we have dinner,” he added.
The DP also hinted at transforming Chelimo's fortunes through financial support.
"I want to encourage that young girl, I will see what I can do for her so that I can see, from my salary, if I can boost her a little bit to be able to do something," he explained.
Gachagua said the Kenya Kwanza administration would continue rewarding talent as part of a grand plan to create more employment opportunities for the jobless youths.
"Our young people are phenomenal, talented and creative, nobody has ever given them a chance,” Gachagua said.
“The William Ruto-led administration is saying that this is the day that we can allow our talented young people to convert that talent into a source of income," he added.
Gachagua who has become popular with the youth in recent days said he took up the moniker gladly.
Chelimo is a lifestyle content creator who recently graduated from the Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA).
On Twitter, Chelimo said she was overwhelmed by Gachagua's gesture.
"I have shed tears but never like tonight. Watch God saw and heard me."